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*Quebec Ice, Mixed & Alpine Climbing  


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Description 

In the winter months, head north to some of the most exceptional ice in North America at the Montmorency Falls in Quebec City, or chat with the pros at Pont-Rouge.
Take a snowmobile for a multi-day trip in some of the most amazing committing ice venues.

For a small look at the ice in Quebec:
Gripped Magazine Northern Quebec’s Far-Off, Monster Ice


Climberism article Sens Unique M6+R, A1 200m – First Winter Ascent


Getting There 

Head east from Ontario, head North from New-England, Fly into Montreal, Quebec City, etc.

Areas to add 

Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspesie
Cote Nord
Saguenay
  • Cap Saint-Francois
  • Sainte-Marguerite (Monts-Valins, Iris, Les orgues, La Whitton)

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.0 miles from here

95 Total Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for *Quebec Ice, Mixed & Alpine Climbing :
Quatre pattes   WI5+     Trad, TR, Ice, 100'   Mastigouche : Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Patte folle (Luke Skywalker)   WI4-5     Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche : Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Noire inconnue left Gully   WI4-     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 135'   Lanaudiere & Laurentian Ice : Vache noire
Les Diablerets   WI4     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   Lanaudiere & Laurentian Ice : Shawbridge
Suzie Q'ute   WI4     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Cap-itan Lanaudois : Secteur des folles
Petit Eiger   WI3     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 200'   Lanaudiere & Laurentian Ice : Shawbridge
L'Ogresse (Le Jedi)   WI5+     Trad, TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche : Mastigouche - North ampithe...
(Left route)   WI4+     Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 250'   Cap-itan Lanaudois : Secteur des folles
Baltique   WI4-5     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 150'   Lanaudiere & Laurentian Ice : Lac Sylvère
Le cote obscur de la force   WI4 M6 PG13     Trad, TR, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 100'   Mastigouche : Mastigouche - North ampithe...
Momentum   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600'   Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière... : Acropole des Draveurs
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Featured Route For *Quebec Ice, Mixed & Alpine Climbing
La Noire

La Noire WI4  North America : Canada : ... : Vache noire
First pitch can be of lesser quality ice or stiffer than the suggested WI4.Belay on rock protection or screws depending on ice formation.Then follow the crusty snow/ice ramp to the left.Second pitch is the candy.Go up the gully/diedral that can be thin or even shy of yellowish ice on certain years.If the second pitch in entirely filled with ice,a standard rack of screws will protect it.If dryer,bring a few shorties as well as a standard rack of cams/nuts.A Laurentian Classic!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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